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2017
May 31, 2017
IFI Staff
The past ten days in the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals – which includes Indiana – have been quite tumultuous. In two separate cases, two different panels of 7th Circuit Court judges have weighed in on what used to be a relatively settled matter: biology. The difference in worldview is on very clear display.   The first case deals predominantly with the appeal of same-sex couples to be listed as parents on birth certificates in Indiana. Currently, the State of Indiana requires that the actual biological parents of a child...
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May
2017
May 25, 2017
IFI Staff
Dear Friends,  Many Hoosiers have come alongside us over the years to help advance the cause of the family. From those who diligently call their elected officials when a pressing issue arises, to those who pray and volunteer time at our events and, of course, those who give of their finances, sometimes sacrificially – we are enormously grateful for all of the support.   As you may know, IFI is entirely supported by generous Hoosiers. And because of that support, we’re able to play an important role in the political...
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May
2017
May 17, 2017
IFI Staff
Over the past eight years, Americans saw a large number of Christians and Christian-owned businesses taken to court by various special interest groups and activists.  From the Klein family in Oregon, who politely declined to bake a cake for a same-sex ceremony, to florist Barronelle Stutzman and Indiana’s own Memories Pizza, business owners were force-fed a new policy by the progressives in power: if you want to run a business, you must be willing to sacrifice what you believe in.   Time after time, it seemed, Christians were...
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2017
May 10, 2017
IFI Staff
  Few would dispute that our nation is in the midst of serious ideological warfare. From healthcare to immigration, foreign policy to abortion – everyone seems to be at odds, yet few seem interested in taking a strong stand for their positions. That’s why it’s so refreshing to see a state legislature make a bold statement in defense of their beliefs. The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Monday passed a resolution declaring that abortion is murder.  While the resolution doesn't carry much legal...
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